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Peking and Yangtze River, China
Description: 1901 Peking, after the Boxer Rebellion, and 1920s footage of a ship traveling up the Yangtze River.
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Clip #: TFA-319I
Length: 14:30
Year: 1920
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: Burton Holmes
Region: Far East
Country: China
City: Peking
Subject: Boats
Original: 35mm
1900s, 1901, China, Peking, Beijing, Boxer Rebellion, city fortifications, city walls, camels, soldiers of various nationalities including from United States, soldiers jumping into swimming pool, man diving off platform into pool, tug of war, baseball game, donkey polo, street scenes, rickshaws, men cleaning streets by throwing buckets of water, communal well, Burton Holmes giving coins to Chinese children, smiling rickshaw drivers, horse carts, 1920s, Yangtze River, Taiping Road Public Jetty, Burton Holmes sitting in chair on ship deck, boats and land along Yangtze River, men napping in deck chairs and being awoken suddenly, Burton Holmes reading and writing on ship, men eating bowls of rice with chopsticks, men playing dominos, telescope POV Union Jack flying on pole, Little Orphan Island, people walking along Yangtze River banks, binocular POV houses and buildings along river banks, harbor, pagoda, various types and sizes of boats from very small to large, children, beggar, sailors waving from balcony, boat loaded with water barrels / large pots, smiling boy, naked man pulling boat into water, houses and buildings along hillside, cliffs, steamship traveling up Yangtze River, helmsman guided by skipper steering ship’s wheel, ship POV rushing through water, sailors, river bank views from ship deck, men using buckets to hoist water out of river onto deck, waves crashing onto ship and flooding deck, sampan boats being tied to ship and supplies transferred onto sampans, man falling from sampan into water as it is being maneuvered and being rescued

Transferred from 35mm. Original 35mm nitrate elements no longer available.

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